So apparently somebody in Hollywood stopped dead in his tracks recently and said Hey. Evangelical Christians have money, right? Think they’d go see a gritty flick about a Roman Tribune sent to track down the body of Jesus Christ? Just gotta make sure it’s, you know, respectful and [expletive deleted]*.
In case you were wondering, this is being made by Affirm Films, which is the box in which Sony Pictures puts all of its Jesus-stuff. So it’s not going to be obnoxiously anti-Christian… in fact, it looks like it won’t be anti-Christian at all. I’ll be honest, here: this trailer is making me think about seeing this, and I don’t really watch religious films. Mind you, I already know how it ends…
*Hey, I’m pretty sure that this is how Cecil B DeMille operated.